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Golf Course and Family Activities in Destrehan’s Ormond Estates

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Ormond Estates is a neighborhood surrounding the Cypress Lakes Country Club in Destrehan, located 20 miles from the New Orleans Central Business District. There are a variety of architectural styles in this family-friendly area, including brick ranchers and wood frame styles, with many homes overlooking the golf course and its lakes. The well-organized Ormond Estates Civic Association hosts numerous annual social events, including a large crawfish boil in the summer and a 5K run through the neighborhood in the fall. Homes often feature large lots with play space for children, chef’s kitchens, walk-in closets, high ceilings and hardwood flooring. The average active listing price of homes recently sold in Ormond Estates was $248,000 with an average price of about $115 per square foot. The average size of homes sold in 2013 was 2,100 square feet.

  • Parks/Outdoor

    Residents of Ormond Estates can take advantage of the Cypress Lakes Country Club, which offers several membership categories. The facility has a swimming pool, 18-hole golf course, tennis center, bar, restaurant and reception hall. Soccer fields are adjacent to the neighborhood at Shriner’s Field. Ormond Field, which completed a $1 million upgrade in 2014, is minutes away and includes a splash park, two baseball/softball fields, a football field, batting cages, an updated playground and a walking path.

     
  • Shopping

    A supermarket and several restaurants are located at the entrance of the area on four-lane Airline Highway. Ormond Boulevard, the main road through Ormond Estates, features a gas station, gift shop, hardware store, eateries and other retailers. The Esplanade Mall in nearby Kenner includes national department stores, home décor, women’s, children’s and men’s fashions, a cinema and several restaurants.

     

Residents of Ormond Estates often send their children to these public schools: